Sunnyside Martial Arts is a proud member of the The Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation (APTSDF). The Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation (APTSDF) is a worldwide organization whose purpose is to sanction and certify quality martial arts through developing professional instructors and studio owners. Our mission is to promote traditional martial arts for the 21st century and raise the standard of professionalism to a level that has here to for not been available. Our approach is based on the knowledge that attitude is more important than aptitude and action is more important than education alone. That is, great school owners are developed through professional training (education) and yet proven over time through their action. For more information about There Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation click here


Five Codes of Tang Soo Do

1. Loyalty to Country

2. Obedience to Parents

3. Honor Friendship

4. No Retreat in Battle

5. In Fighting, Choose with Sense and Honor

Seven Tenets of Tang Soo Do

1. Integrity

2. Concentration

3. Perseverance

4. Respect and Obedience

5. Self-Control

6. Humility

7. Indomitable Spirit

Purpose of Tang Soo Do Training

1. Strive to be a BETTER PERSON of good character and integrity through hard work and training

2. Promote a HEALTHY LIFESTYLE through physical, emotional, and spiritual means

3. Ensure our own SELF-DEFENSE through protection of ourselves, our families, and our possesions